School of Work & College Preparation


In the School of Work and College Preparation, the focus is on helping you prepare for and transition to the next stage in your academic or career plan. You will find a welcoming and supportive environment that offers tailored programs so you can create a plan that is suitable for you and transform any obstacle into an opportunity.

Our innovative college preparation programs and work preparation studies include:

  • Pre-programs in business, community services, health science and hospitality services for qualification for further study and career exploration.

  • College Vocational which provides vocational assessment, upgrading in communications, math, and computers; life skills, career planning and a work experience placement for students with mild- to- moderate intellectual disabilities.

  • Programs focused on helping students deal with the challenges of mental illness and/or addictions. Redirection Through Education and For You focus on academic skills, vocational preparation and personal development. Augmented Education, a partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and Addiction (CAMH), is a high support program that provides entry level job training as an Assistant Cook or Construction Craft Worker.

  • Academic Upgrading focused on improving skills for college or work in communications, Math, computers, and Science . All students participate in career assessments and career planning. Students can achieve an ACE certificate, which is equivalent to grade 12 for the purposes of college entrance.

  • Literacy and basic skills for Deaf and hard-of-hearing adults, focused on preparing students for further education or work.

Find the educational or training option that’s right for your unique needs at the George Brown College School of Work and College Preparation and start preparing for your future, your way.